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Marching to Madness Episode 305: Illinois State head coach Dan Muller

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Illinois State head coach Dan Muller. Topics of discussion include: the staff’s biggest focus this offseason, the addition of Chris Duhon as an assistant, how the team’s double-digit scoring trio play so well off each other, William Tinsley’s development, expectations for the newcomers, the Redbirds’ …

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Marching to Madness Episode 304: Milwaukee head coach Pat Baldwin

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this milestone episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Milwaukee head coach Pat Baldwin. Topics of discussion include: reflections on the first year with the Panthers, the staff’s focus this offseason, Bryce Barnes’ development, how the host of newcomers are fitting into the mix, creating chemistry with new players, playing in the Belfast …

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Marching to Madness Episode 303: San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this milestone episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith. Topics of discussion include: the value of playing in the CBI last season, Frank Ferrari’s development, expectations for Jordan Ratinho this upcoming season, being invited to the Belfast Classic, how the WCC continues to evolve, and much more. …

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Marching to Madness Episode 302: Stanford associate head coach Adam Cohen

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this milestone episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Stanford associate head coach Adam Cohen. Topics of discussion include: the process of laying the groundwork in the staff’s first two seasons, expectations for Daejon Davis entering his sophomore year, KZ Okpala’s development, the team’s highly-talented freshman class, involvement with Rising Coaches, advice for …

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Cincinnati Basketball: Small ball looks like the norm with the Bearcats

In AAC, News by Ken Cross

By Ken Cross As the Cincinnati Bearcats embark on a three-game tour into Canada this week, Coach Mick Cronin is going to oversee a restructure of the team of sorts with the loss of Jacob Evans to the Golden State Warriors as a first round draft pick and then Gary Clark and Kyle Washington graduated in the spring as they …

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Marching to Madness Episode 301: Miami head coach Jim Larranaga

In Podcast by Ken Cross

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Miami head coach Jim Larranaga. Topics of discussion include: the sustainability of the program in the challenging ACC, Chris Lykes’ development, expectations for other returning players, how Zach Johnson will contribute right away, the steady impact of Hurricanes players heading to the NBA, and much …

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Marching to Madness Episode 300: St. Bonaventure head coach Mark Schmidt

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this milestone episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in St. Bonaventure head coach Mark Schmidt. Topics of discussion include: getting into the coaching profession and the influence of the late Skip Prosser, the uniqueness of the program’s basketball community, how the Bonnies have been able to sustain success, Courtney Stockard’s development, how LaDarien …

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Temple Basketball: Owls ready to fly to top of the AAC roost

In AAC, News by Ken Cross

By Ken Cross The Temple Owls are all set for coach Fran Dunphy to pass the torch to Aaron McKie after the 2018-19 season as the Owls’ head coach.  However, let’s not forget that Dunphy has Hall of Fame credentials and will go down as one of the best coaches in Philly basketball history.  He has 557 wins in his …

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Marching to Madness Episode 299: Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm. Topics of discussion include: the coaching staff’s focus this offseason, Lindell Wigginton’s development, the return of Nick Weiler-Babb from injury, expectations for Marial Shayok and Michael Jacobson, the dynamics of the talented freshman class, participating in the 2018 Maui …

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2018-19 College Basketball Season Preview: Georgia Bulldogs

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross preview the Georgia Bulldogs for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Topics of discussion include: Tom Crean taking over as head coach, who needs to step up in trying to replace the production of Yante Maten, the high potential of the underclassmen on the roster, non-conference schedule analysis, and …